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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine

Begun in 1910 as a way for publisher Ridgway to tap into a new market, it specialized in stories of danger and thrills. At this time other pulp and popular magazines contained a wide variety of stories ranging from danger to romance (even when these are not the same thing). Its creation was a logical response to the success of pulps like ARGOSY, which by 1910 were selling hundreds of thousands of copies of each issue; but the focus on adventure was something new. It survived, in one form or another, into the early 1970's. You can read more about the magazine in our ADVENTURE Profile pages. A good short history of this magazine can be found at the eNewsstand project.

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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Adventure, the pulp magazine, first issue: November, 1910. Doug Ellis, the owner of the original art for this issue, paid to have the painting restored professionally, and the restorers have written a detailed article about the process .
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by James Reynolds
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Artist: James Reynolds Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Image Processing by: magscanner
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by Gerard C. Delano
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Big white hunter, shirtless on safari with bearer and elephant; now, this is adventure. Canadian edition. Artist: Gerard C. Delano Source: Ross L. Dobbin estate
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, Africa, jungle
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Incarnated spirit of Prester John. ADVENTURE is on its way! Artist: Source: Photographer PopKulture
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Charles Durant
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Devious Eastern gentleman about to make a fool of some silly Western guy. King Taotai by Charles Gilson. Artist: Charles Durant Source: Ross L. Dobbin estate
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, yellow peril, China
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Source: Bob Correll, who sells on eBay as pike1920 Image Processing by: magscanner Our Sponsors:
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Walter M. Baumhofer
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Oriental assassin seems to have dipped his knife in something green from the box, probably poison. "The War Lord of Darkness," by Erle Stanley Gardner. Artist: Walter M. Baumhofer Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Man escaping through the jungle with a mysterious idol turns around to fire his automatic at the unseen pursuers; above and behind him, a gigantic snake prepares to attack him. "According to His Lights," by William Chamberlain, and items by Fred Gipson, Eustace Cockerell, C. P. Donnel, Jr., and John Scott Douglas. Artist: Source: Charlie Eckhaus Restoration by: magscanner
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Source: Pulp collector and dealer Rob Preston Image Processing by: magscanner Our Sponsors:
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Hubert Rogers
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A lot of adventurers examining the globe for their next exploit. That same chin. Medieval knight, Viking, Puritan, Pirate, Conquistador, all adventure. Canadian edition. Artist: Hubert Rogers Source: Ross L. Dobbin estate
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Up in the Arctic, the sled dogs are fighting with each other, and with the explorer, who is defending himself with a knife as one dog takes a bite out of his arm. Artist: Source: matthew42383 Restoration by:
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure Novels and Short Stories, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Restoration by: magscanner
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by Luces [?]
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Foreign Legionnaire shoots from the back of his camel, but behind him a vast army of angry North Africans is attacking. Artist: Luces [?] Source: matthew42383 Restoration by: magscanner
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by Rafael DeSoto
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Artist: Rafael DeSoto Source: Magazine scanner and restorer Beau Collier Image Processing by: Beau Collier Our Sponsors:
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by Rafael De Soto
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Sailor taking a shrunken head turns to fire his automatic pistol at someone who has just shot an arrow at him (missing him). Stories about the South Seas, wartime Germany, medieval France, and the frontier west. Artist: Rafael De Soto Source: Penny Round Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, tribe, head-shrinkers, natives, pagans, attack, fire
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White explorer, in pith helmet, leads two black porters, carrying packages on their heads, across a rope bridge stretched high over a river so far down below you can't see it. Content: stories by W. C. Tuttle, Gordon MacCreagh, L. G. Blochman, August Everhardt, Pierre Mille, Henry LaCossitt, and Donald Barr Chidsey. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, jungle, danger, heights, ropes, netting, worn, break, fall
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Walter Baumhofer
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Artist: Walter Baumhofer Source: Magazine scanner and restorer Beau Collier Image Processing by: Beau Collier
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Latin, maybe Mexican, man lights a cigarette while standing near a wall with a wanted poster. Content: stories by Talbot Mundy, Georges Surdez, W. C. Tuttle, Charles L. Clifford, and L. Patrick Greene. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, bandido, dark, illuminated, spark
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Vultures fly in overhead, circling around you, and it's a good bet you're in trouble somehow. Content: stories by J. D. Newsom, Alan LeMay, Gordon young, Hugh Pendexter, George E. holt, and Henry LaCossitt. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, death, carrion, compost, goodbye
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives Restoration by: ThomasC
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Neff
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This mean customer is looking at you with one eye, and he doesn't like what he sees. "The Pistol of Mendoza," by H. Bedford-Jones, and "Tooth Dentist of Tamarack," by James B. Hendryx; also, F. Van Wyck Mason, Borden Chase, and Georges surdez. Artist: Neff Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Image Processing by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by William Reusswig
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Surly Mountie may not be the one you were hoping for. Man of the North by James B. Hendryx. Artist: William Reusswig Source: Ross L. Dobbin estate
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, Canada, Northern Territories, smoke, cigarette, RCMP
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Man with gun on woman as they stand at the prow of a boat. Hitler is Alive! Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
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by Howard V. Brown
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Algerian Bedouin fighter in robes with gun and camel. "They March From Yesterday," by Georges Surdez. [Foreign legion] Artist: Howard V. Brown Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Asian guy with long fingernails burns paper covered with Chinese-like characters, while in the background a White Guy in a pith helmet, automatic held at the ready, sneaks in to pursue him. Looks like a White Peril story. Content: tales of The Orient, Australian Frontier, Filipino Headhunters, and Mutiny on the High Seas. Artist: Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, China, night, betrayal, mystery, codes, message, attack
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Source: The John Datson LaRue pulp collection Image Processing by: magscanner
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Three grizzled Westerners discussing something puzzling. "Catspaw of Piperock," by W. C. Tuttle. Artist: Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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A couple of tough guys and a sailing ship. Pirates? Corsairs? "The Bloody Decks of Every," by H. Bedford-Jones. Artist: Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
by Walter M. Baumhofer
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"Pecos Bill (the hardest man of all)," by Tex O'Rielly. Stories by James B. Connolly, Ared White, Raymond S. Spears, and Andrew A. Caffrey. Artist: Walter M. Baumhofer Source: Mr. Door Tree Restoration by: magscanner
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by Hubert Rogers
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Man in pith helmet and with red bandanna around his neck holds an automatic pistol in his right hand as he looks around at his left. Contant: stories by Arthur O. Friel, H. Bedford-Jones, L. Patrick Greene, R. R. Buckley, R. V. Gery, and Hugh Pendexter. Artist: Hubert Rogers Source: Tak Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, danger, watchful, worried, scanning
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